2019 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Changes

The Ontario provincial government has updated some key aspects of its Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) in its recent budget. These changes will affect everything from immigrants looking to work as truck drivers to entrepreneurs from abroad looking to set up a business in the province. Here then, are the main changes being proposed by […]

Permanent Residence for Caregivers

Are you a Caregiver already working in Canada who qualifies as in-home caregivers? Then the good news is that there’s a new pathway to Permanent Resident status available for you. The IRCC calls it The Interim Pathway for Caregivers which: Opened up on March 4, 2019, and Will close on June 4, 2019. Remember that […]

Canada Wants 1 Million Immigrants

Express Entry has clearly become the best (and almost the only) way to immigrate to Canada. And with the Liberal Government upping the quotas to ensure that 1 million immigrants are accepted into Canada over the next 3 years (2019,2020, 2021), it’s more than clear that using Express Entry to submit a successful application that […]

Sponsor Parents / Grandparents 2019

Are you ready to sponsor your parents or grandparents? Last year you had a month to submit an Interest to Sponsor online and then apply if you were selected by IRCC. The process opened up on January 2nd and closed on February 2nd, 2018. And not only that, a further round of invitations to apply […]

200 Points for Express Entry

In November 2016, Express Entry changed the CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points awarded for arranged employment in Canada. Previous to this change – that is from the introduction of Express Entry in early January 2015 up to November 2016 – you were awarded 600 points for having arranged employment in Canada. After November 19, 2016 […]